• Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 7 minutes
  • Directed By: Anita Thacher
  • Country: USA
CUT appropriates six classic black and white Hollywood film clips from the 30s and 40s. The images and sound are reconfigured through graphic and sequential interventions. The disruptions refocus and enhance our attention to obscure aspects of the films and compel us to watch anew with heightened awareness.

Screening in Shorts Program: Digital Dilemma |Read More
Female Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), Experimental, Returning Filmmaker
Decisions: Party’s Over


  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 20 minutes
  • Country: USA
Diageo’s Decisions: Party’s Over demonstrates the company’s commitment to social responsibility through innovative VR technology that engages consumers in a first-person, 360° immersive story about the dangers of binge drinking. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 59 minutes
  • Directed By: Vanessa McDonnell and Dan Schoenbrun
  • Country: USA
The Eyeslicer is a new variety TV show that brings the next generation of alternative American filmmakers together under one strange roof. The hour-long show will slice, dice, and then mince your eyeballs into delicious ceviche. Each episode is a handcrafted mixtape, blending boundary-pushing short form work into into a weird, wild, uninterrupted whole. The Eyeslicer premieres at Tribeca with the episode "Facial Reconstruction", featuring work from acclaimed indie filmmakers Lauren Wolkstein, Erin Vassilopoulos, Shaka King, Danny Madden, and Leah Shore.

After the episode: A conversation with co-creators Dan Schoenbrun and Vanessa McDonnell, and filmmakers Lauren Wolkstein, Erin Vassilopoulos, Shaka King, Danny Madden, and Leah Shore. Moderated by filmmaker and performer, Josephine Decker. |Read More
Drama, Comedy, Documentary, Animation, Experimental
Film Is A Film Is A Film


  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 16 minutes
  • Directed By: Eva von Schweinitz
  • Country: USA
Digital projection takes over the movie screens worldwide. As celluloid slowly disappears from her workplace, the director, a movie projectionist herself, starts bleaching, painting, and scratching film to find answers about what makes it special. A personal look into a changing profession and a visceral portrait of a vanishing material.

Screening in Shorts Program: Digital Dilemma |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), Experimental


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Zefrey Throwell and Josephine Decker
  • Country: USA
Filmed over five years, Flames follows real-life couple Josephine Decker and Zefrey Throwell from the white-hot passion of first love to the heartbreak of breaking up. But for these two filmmakers, the end of the relationship wasn’t the end of the story. As they continue filming, reconstructing what happened and where it went wrong, lines begin to blur between what was real and what was “the film”—if there’s even a difference anymore. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), Experimental, First Time Filmmaker
Icaros A Vision


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Leonor Caraballo and Matteo Norzi
  • Country: USA, Peru
An American woman in search of a miracle embarks on an adventure in the Peruvian Amazon. At a healing center, she finds hope in the form of an ancient psychedelic plant known as ayahuasca. With her perception forever altered, she bonds with a young indigenous shaman who is treating a group of psychonauts seeking transcendence, companionship, and the secrets of life and death. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Music, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), Experimental, Latino Director(s)
Into My Life


  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 15 minutes
  • Directed By: Sarah Keeling, Grace Remington, and Ivana Hucikova
  • Country: USA
From 1965 to the present, M. Elaine and Cassandra Bromfield, two black women, made joyful documents of their lives in Brooklyn’s Lindsay Park Housing Cooperative on 8-mm film. Into My Life pays tribute to their drive for self-preservation and self-representation, highlighting the memories, identities, and relationships housed within their archive. |Read More
New York, Experimental, Documentary, Music, Female Director(s), NY Director(s)
Into the Light


  • Release Year: 2019
  • Runtime: 25 minutes
  • Country: USA
Ascend Spring Studios and move through the movements of Johann Sebastian Bach's “Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor,” performed by the legendary Yo-Yo Ma. |Read More
, Music, Experimental